2018 BRITISH GOLD CUP
The most prestigious teams event in the British Bridge Calendar
♥ CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 5th June 2017 ♥
The Silver Plate, open to all English and Welsh Gold Cup first and second-round losers at no extra charge, is run by the English Bridge Union.
The Scots have their own competition.
Gold Cup Holders (2016) Simon Gillis, Tom Hanlon, Zia Mahmood, Espen Erichsen, Boye Brogeland, Espen Lindqvist
The Gold Cup is the most prestigious teams event in the British bridge calendar. Sixteen teams will be exempted to the round of 64 teams. Matches in Round 1 are of 32 boards (though may be increased to 40 or 48 by prior arrangement between the two Captains).
Silver Plate Holders (2016) Richard Edwards, Robert Ross, Peter Kelly, Alex Hogg, John Griffin, Don Smedley
Gold Cup Timetable The 2018 Silver Plate will be administered by the English Bridge Union. Your Gold Cup entry fee entitles you to play in the Silver Plate at no extra charge. All information will come from the EBU once the competition has started. The closing date will be one week after the closing date for Round 2 of the Gold Cup. If you do not intend to play in the Silver Plate please note this on your entry form.
The closing date for entries is Monday 5th June 2017. Round 1 will be completed by 17th September, and Round 2 by 26th November 2017.
The Semi-finals and Final will be played in October 2018. Dates & venue to be announced.
Green Point Awards
Round: I II III IV V QF SF F
2 2 3 4 5 8 12 24
The entry fee is £84 per team, with half price entry pro rata for players under 25.
Bank transfer Barclays - Sort code 20-85-73, Account no. 20529109. Please use the captain's name as a reference.
Cheques may be made payable to BGB (put the captain's name on the reverse of the cheque) and sent to
31 Elm Trees
Long Crendon Aylesbury HP18 9DG